byHolley, I. B. (Irving Brinton), 1919-; United States. Army Air Forces
CONTENTS I. HERITAGE OF WORLD WAR I, 1918-1929 1 II. EVOLUTION OF THE OBSERVATION AIRPLANE, 1929-1937 11 III. THE OBSERVATION AIRPLANES IN USE, 1927-1937 29 IV. LIGHTER-THAN-AIR EXPERIMENTS AND AUT0GYRO, 1930-1940 36 V. LIGHT PLANES AND SLOW PLANES, 1929-1938 50 VI. THE 0-49, FIRST OF THE LIAISON AIRPLAYS, 1938-1940 62 VII. LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE EUROPEAN WAR AND FROM MANEUVERS, 1940-1941 78 VIII. THE LIAISON TYPE IS RECOGNIZED, 1942-1944 100 IX. SUMMARY 113 GLOSSARY 1 118 BIBLIOGRAPHY 120... Topics: USAF historical studies, Airplanes, Military -- United States, Combat liaison airplanes
byRoberts, Michael D.; Grossnick, Roy A.; Naval Historical Center (U.S.)
Contents Foreword ix Preface xi Acknowledgments xiii Chapter 1 Origins of Navy Patrol Aviation, 1911 to 1920s 1 Chapter 2 Guidelines for Navy Aviation Squadron Lineage and Insignia 13 Chapter 3 Patrol Squadron (VP) Histories 15 Chapter 4 Patrol Bombing Squadron (VPB) Histories 389 Chapter 5 Heavy Patrol Squadrons (Landplane) (VP-HL) Histories 623 Chapter 6 Amphibian Patrol Squadrons (VP-AM) Histories 631 Appendix 1 Aircraft Data — Technical Information and Drawings 635 Appendix 2 A Summary of... Topics: United States. -- Navy -- Aviation -- History, United States. Navy, Airplanes, Military -- United...
"The original release sheet reads: 'Flying Soldiers' is a documentary film which dramatically presents the story of Army aviation. Viewers will see everything from a foot soldier to an Honest John missile. A simulated battle is staged for the cameras in which fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters rush vitally needed soldiers to the front. Also seen in this episode is the latest in Army aircraft -- the revolutionary 'Tilt-Wing,' the Caribou, and the Mohawk. Today Army aviation is more than a... Topics: The Big Picture, Classic TV, US Army, United States. Army, Airplanes, Military, Cold War
National Archives description "Coverage of F-111 flyovers and fly-bys in which the aircraft makes several wing transitions and executes rolls and steep banked turns. (No indication of air-to-air shots.)" National Archives Identifier: 70730 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. Topics: F-111 (Jet fighter plane), Airplanes, Military, United States. Air Force, Nellis Air Force Base...
"This film documents the official test flight of the Wright Brothers' military airplane at Fort Myer, Virginia, on July 27, 1909."National Archives Identifier: 2038 Topics: 1909, Wright, Orville, 1871-1948, Airplanes, Military, Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912, Test Flight
byRoberts, Michael D.; Naval Historical Center (U.S.); Grossnick, Roy A.
Contents Foreword ix Preface xi Acknowledgments / xiii Chapter 1 The Evolution of Aircraft Class and Squadron Designation Systems 1 Chapter 2 Attack Squadron Histories (VA) VA-lE to VA-873 17 Chapter 3 Heavy Attack Squadron Histories (VAH) VAH-8 to VAH-123 295 Chapter 4 Tactical Aerial Refueling Squadron Histories (VAK) / VAK-208 to VAK-308 303 Chapter 5 Light Attack Squadron History (VAL) VAL-4 307 Chapter 6 Heavy Photographic Squadron Histories (VAP) VAP-61 to VAP-62 309 Chapter 7 Strike... Topics: United States. Navy, Airplanes, Military -- United States -- History, United States. -- Navy --...
Cover title. Part of series: NAVSO P. "This booklet presents a series of fact sheets on significant Navy weapons systems. It is divided into five general categories: ships, fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, missiles and weapons. The fact sheets contain unclassified information about each system."--leaf preceding p. . Property of Old Coast Guard Station, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Topics: United States. Navy--Weapons systems, Warships--United States, Airplanes, Military--United States
F-104 Flight Tests, 01-1956 - 08-1958Shot list from the National Archives: "Summary: Coverage of F-104 flight tests at AFFTC including F-104C aerial refueling, F-104B stall and spin recovery, first flight of F-104A, sled tests for tail flutter and XF-104 landings and takeoffs. (Shot list to follow.) Reel 1, 893': AV's of F-104C with wingtip and pylon tanks refueling from tail drogue of KB-50. 250' Same scenes as above of F-104C with wingtip tanks only. 577' Series of ALS's of first... Topics: Starfighter (Fighter plane), Flights (Aeronautics), Cold War, Research Aircraft, Airplanes, Military
No National Archives description. Aerial footage of planes in flight. Airport scenes. Footage of USCG ship. National Archives Identifier: 6043 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. Topics: PanAm, Airplanes, Military, Hercules (Turboprop transports), Airplanes, Aloha Airlines, United...
byUnited States. Air Force. Air Education and Training Command. Training Support Squadron
TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION i TABLE OF CONTENTS ii REFERENCES iv MISCELLANEOUS SECTION I, AN/ASQ-151 TURRET WINDOW WASH TANK Introduction 1-1 Pretask Preparation 1-2 AN/ASQ-151 Turret Window Wash Tank Filling 1-3 SECTION II, ENGINE OIL Introduction 2-1 Pretask Preparation 2-2 Lesson I, Engine Oil Tank Service 2-5 Lesson II, CSD Oil Tank Service (B-52H) 2-12 SECTION III, HYDRAULIC Introduction 3-1 Pretask Preparation 3-2 Lesson I, Main Hydraulic System Depressuization 3-5 Lesson II, Main... Topics: B-52 Bomber, Airplanes, Military -- United States -- Maintenance and repair -- Handbooks, manuals,...
"Summary: Reel 1, 882': 15-23 APRIL l957. Scenes of X-13 No. 620 tether tests on ground service trailer (19 April l957), takeoff from trailer, transition flight from level to vertical position, aircraft as it approaches ground service trailer and makes a vertical landing. Includes scenes of H-21 in flight and hovering. Reel 2, 1083': 12 DECEMBER 1955-9 FEBRUARY 1956. Scenes of X-13 being towed, first flight No. 41619 (12 December l955), conventional takeoff on fixed landing gear, unstable... Topics: X-13, Ryan X-13 Vertijet, American experimental aeroplanes, to 1982, Airplanes -- History,...
National Archives description "Summary: 320' Stratojet on the runway after landing, coming to a stop. A check parachute is attached to the end of plane. FS, L/R and away, as the B-47 takes off with a jet assist. AV, MLS, the stratojet in flight. AV, MLS, RV, of B-47. AV, a KC-97A tanker aircraft (converted Boeing C-97) and the B-47 following it. Boom is lowered from the tanker plane and contact is made with the B-47. Shot, made from inside the tanker plane, looking down to the nose of the... Topics: Cold War, B-47 Bomber, Korean War, 1950-1953, Airtankers (Military science), KC-97 (Tanker...